An area of low pressure over Beibu Wan has intensified into a tropical depression. According to the present forecast track, the tropical depression will linger around Beibu Wan and maintain a distance of more than 600 kilometres from Hong Kong on Sunday. It will not pose direct threat to Hong Kong for the time being. The Observatory will closely monitor the evolution of the tropical depression.
Issued at 03:50 HKT 22/Jul/2018